Goose Island Group Sites

Moab, Utah

Book through our partner Recreation Gov

Overview

The two sites at Goose Island are ideal for groups wishing to be close to the town of Moab and Arches National Park. The area offers outdoor enthusiasts many options for hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, and four-wheel drive tours. The town of Moab is 10 minutes away and has dining, shopping, sports rentals, tour companies and museums.

Recreation

From Goose Island Campground, a paved bicycle trail leads to Arches National Park, the Bar M Mountain Bike Trailhead, the town of Moab, or up State Route (SR) 128 along the Colorado River. Arches and Canyonlands National Parks are nearby and have many scenic overlooks, hiking trails, and four-wheel drive roads. The SR 128 river corridor is filled with red rock canyons, hiking and equestrian trails, river access and activites, and scenic vistas.

Facilities

The group sites have fire grates, picnic tables, vault toilets and shade shelters. The group sites do not have water, dump stations or electric hook-ups. When you enter Goose Island the group sites are at the far end of the loop past the individual sites.

Natural Features

Goose Island is beside the Colorado River with cottonwood trees providing much sought after shade in the desert and striking canyon views. Across the river, the red cliffs of Arches National Park glow in the afternoon light.

Nearby Attractions

Goose Island is only 10 minutes from Arches National Park. Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park are within a half-hour drive. For people looking for guided tours or rentals, the town of Moab is only five minutes away.

Reviews

Have you stayed here? Be the first to leave a review!


More Places to Stay

Moab, Utah

Under Canvas Moab

Accommodations:  Safari tents starting at $199 per night  (4 person max)  Safari with 4 twin beds starting at $199 per night  (4 person max)  Safari with adjacent Hive starting at $224 per night  (...

From $199/night

Moab, Utah

Sand Flats Recreation Area

Overview Along with easy access to biking and off-highway vehicle trails, Sand Flats' campgrounds offer spectacular vistas of sandstone domes, canyons, and mesas in addition to the ever-changing La...

Kane Creek Boulevard

Moonflower Canyon Group Site

Overview Moonflower Canyon Group Site offers shade year-round and is ideal for small family or groups in tents. No RVs, tent trailers or campers/camper vans are allowed. Within close proximity to ...

Adventures Nearby

  • Camp Goose Island Campground

    Many of the campground in Arches National Park are extremely hard to book and almost impossible to get walk-in spots during the peak season in this area. However, the Colorado River near Moab has an abundance of beautiful campsites along its shore...

  • Hike Negro Bill Canyon

    The Negro Bill Canyon trail is 2.4 miles to Morning Glory Bridge and can take anywhere between 3-5 hours round trip. Negro Bill Canyon is nestled right along the Colorado River in Moab, UT. This easy hike takes you to the 6th longest natural bridg...

    4.8 miles

  • Hike Grandstaff Canyon

    Just a few minutes outside of Moab and Arches National Park, you’ll find a fantastic, 3-5 hour adventure. Grandstaff Canyon is 4 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 300 feet. Parking is easy and the route is straightforward. The path crosse...

    4 miles 300 ft gain